Nigerian Customs Service
Discomfort over Nigerians’ continuous involvement in certificates/documents forgery
Before ex-minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s NYSC certificate forgery scandal became an issue of public discourse, she has used the certificate...
Customs urged to reward officers’ gallantry
Following the seizure of about 50,000 jerry cans of petrol by the officers of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja recently, stakeholders have called...
Customs intercepts another container load of military uniforms in Rivers State
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted another container load of military uniforms, barely a month after it seized one containing military camouflage at Onne Port, Area II Command in Rivers State. According to the Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, in charge of South-South, South- East Zone, Sanusi Umar, the seizure was made following ongoing…
Army, Customs intercept three trucks with 300,000 live cartridges in Ogun
Security agencies yesterday morning intercepted 300,000 cartridges that were smuggled into Nigeria through the Benin Republic border. The cartridges were concealed in a false base of three heavy-duty trucks and had successfully gone past borders until they were intercepted at Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun State.
Customs rakes in N1.6 billion in Lagos, Ogun operations
The Federal Operations Unit (FoU) of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted contrabands with duty paid value of about N1.6 billion in just one month through its anti-smuggling enforcements in Lagos and Ogun states.
Customs’ boss accuses agents, others of pilfering at Lagos airport
Area Comptroller of the Nigerian Customs Service, Lagos Airport Command, Jayne Shoboiki, yesterday accused cargo agents, ground handlers and officers of pilfering.
Smugglers machete customs officer in Ogun
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) at the weekend raised the alarm as suspected daredevil smugglers severely cut the left arm of one of its officers in Ibeji River, around Idogo-Ifoyintedo axis in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State.
NCS seizes 31 exotic vehicles, 14 trailers of rice in Lagos
The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 31 exotic vehicles. Also impounded were 14 trailers of foreign parboiled rice, containing 8,400 bags. The unit’s Area Controller, Mohammed Uba, paraded the items in Lagos yesterday. He disclosed that the vehicles include: four Rolls Royce, one Porsche…
Customs tackles diversion of petroleum products to neighbouring countries
For the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), a fresh challenge of tackling smuggling and diversion of petroleum products to neighbouring countries is a battle to fight headlong.
One killed, others injured in hoodlums’, customs’ clash
One person lost his life yesterday while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a fracas that ensued between suspected smugglers and officials of the Nigerian Customs Service attached to the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja at Abule-Egba area of Lagos State.
Customs tightens Seme border against smuggling at Yuletide
With the festive period around the corner, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command, has warned smugglers to steer clear of the border route, adding that it is ready to ensure that no contraband passes through the Lagos-Abidjan Corridor,